Moscow Exchange, or Moskovskaya Birzha MMVB-RTS PAO (MCX:MOEX), the biggest Russian trading venue for currencies, stocks and derivatives, has just published its operating metrics for December 2015, with Forex volumes staging a robust rise in both annual and monthly terms.
The Exchange reported monthly Forex volumes of RUB 30.9 trillion for December 2015, a reading which is 30.4% higher than the result registered in November 2015 and 20.7% higher than the result registered in December 2014.
The rise reflected robust swap and spot FX trading during the last month of 2015, with the volume totalling RUB 19.9 trillion and RUB 11 trillion, respectively.
The Forex ADV was RUB 1.406 trillion, up from RUB 1.164 trillion in December 2014.
Across the other segments, the Moscow Exchange highlighted the strong trading in derivatives and corporate bonds last month, with both segments registering double-digit year-on-year rise in turnover.
You can view the official announcement from MOEX by clicking here.